Table 5.8Osteoarthritis knowledge

Osteoarthritis knowledge outcomeReferenceInterventionAssessment timeOutcome/effect size
Osteoarthritis knowledge (scale 0–10, change from baseline)1 implementation study (De Jong et al. 2004) (N=204)Knee programme (pre-test vs post-test)6 weeks, end of intervention+1.3, p=0.000
Favours intervention
Arthritis knowledge score1 RCT (Victor and Triggs 2005) (N=193)Education programme (nurse-led) vs control (waiting list) group1 month (end of intervention) and at 1 year (11 months post-intervention)Only small improvement in intervention group (1 month: +0.2 and 1 year: +0.3)

From: 5, Education and self-management

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